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communities all across the country are hopping on the "ban" wagon. the day after rye, new york, passed its law against plastic bags, teens were handing out green alternatives. >> there are no more plastic bags going to be offered in stores, so we're helping people out by giving them reusable bags. >> reusable bags are considered the best alternative... >> wonderful. >> ...because even paper bags are bad for the environment. although they can be recycled, they still use up natural resources to make, and the manufacturing process causes pollution. >> it's completely useless to use something once and then throw it away. >> people who work to ban plastic bags say the new laws help reduce the use of paper products, too. >> what most of these communities have seen when they pass these types of laws, is that they've seen an increase in reusable-bag rates, which means that their purchases of paper bags have gone down. >> by their using a bag that they can use in other stores and at other times, it reduces my costs for paper bags. >> long ago, stores didn't give out bags at all. you had to bring your o
will not be counted that day. in fact, the law says they can't be counted until ten days after election day. so you have hundreds of thousands of votes that will not be counted until november 17 in ohio and if it's close, there is no way we will know what actually happened. >> if i wind up voting in ohio we have other problems tonight besides that. i want to have you look at the political theater that we saw today. you have the republican key noter of the convention in august along with the democratic president that he lambbusted in tampa. what did you make of that scene tonight and how does this factor into this discussion that we had about the tone of rhetoric between politicians on both sides of the aisles. >> it's a far different tone. i mean, i call them the odd couple. you can't but chris christie, the republican governor, was really responsible in many ways for mitt romney being nominated as you said was the key note speaker. right after the first debate said this guy is his candidate, mittroomy in will turn the -- mitt romney will turn the campaign upside down. but chris christie also wants
over to lawyers, does anything that's happened involve the absentee voting law a ground work for any challenges on the road? >> i don't think so. we're hoping this is an extension that we have requested and there's several in northern virginia that had to close their offices in the interest of public safety. we're pretty confident with working together that they are going to be extensions of time for people to vote and then we have no reason to believe that all of the places will not have the power restored by the end of the week. there should be no disruption and we ask the citizen to make sure that they vote and the can at this times were nice enough to cancel the appearances on sunday for mitt and monday for the president, so they will be back no doubt again starting on thursday. everybody should be able to vote. >> governor for virginia. we thank you. >> thank you for having me on. >> we invited the mayor to join us, but he was unavailable. early voting will resume tomorrow and it was canceled for two days because of the storm. the voting hours have changed. early voters can cast
, including question b, a law that deals with negotiations between the montgomery county police department and the officer's union. they will negotiate all management decisions and that doesn't impact public service. the county executive disagrees. >> they believe that it does have an impact. prior police chiefs have -- objected to the law as well. you have had the democratic committee to vote and 90% in favor of this. and the editorial boards of the "washington post" and gazette unusual looked at this and believe the union's position is wrong and the police chief is right. i supported the law and signed. >> a vote in favor of question b ends the mandate on management decisions going through the union. eals with ex gambling. it's been an expensive fight. the latest disclosure shows companies with a stake in the measure have less than $72 million starting to -- trying to sway your vote. the biggest one, pen national gaming and they want to defeat the expansion, $35.5 million on it. mgm wants to build some in support of the bill. the new quinnipiac university poll found george allen losing g
today. it also puts our community at ease. especially our law enforcement community. >> more than 30 law enforcement officers and 50 agent from the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and fire arms were involved in tracking stewart down and capturing him. he'll be extradited back to virginia to face numerous charges. >> the public responded and our law enforcement partners rose to the challenge and took this predator off the street. >> investigators say stewart maintained a website and apparently used it to taunt police who were looking for him. >>> an update now to several violent attacks in the district. police have arrested two more men in connection with the eastern market beating that left a man severely beaten. police believe the group is linked to at least nine separate attacks. >>> four days until election day and president obama is making up for the lull in campaigning because of the superstorm. the president was back on the campaign trail yesterday making appearances in wisconsin, nevada and boulder, colorado. tomorrow the president will be in manassas and will get a boost from former p
of the bombings, he's charged with attempted capital murder of law enforcement officers, as well as arson of an occupied dwelling. >> he's made three bombs and deployed them. i don't know anything more vicious than that and going after a police officer, especially. >> reporter: a nationwide manhunt ensued with law men everywhere alerted with stewart's picture, a photo similar to the car he was last seen driving and virginia and pennsylvania license plates known to be in his possession. late this morning nearby belt, montana, police there tried to effect the traffic stop. the driver declined to stop but a pursuit ensued. lawmen there say during the suit, the driver of the car tossed at least two pipe bombs at the pursuing officers. then, he stopped his car, fled on foot holding a handgun; however, no shots were fired by the person who was fleeing, and he was taken into custody apparently without injury and police in montana have identified that man as lawrence allen stewart ii, the man who is wanted here for three people bombings. that is the latest on the story. will. a lot of folks, john
messages from people that urge them to vote for mitt romney. the texts are not breaking any laws because they are sent in e- mails and then converted to text messages. but, still, people want to know how the company got their phone numbers. >> it's pretty simple. they can just, you know -- it's cheap enough to send these e- mails. can you do it for a fraction of the penny per message that they can just pick a range of numbers and just blast them out and, it's even -- if even half of them gets to some of these eyeballs by the end of the day, that's worth it to them. >> mike debonis tried to reach out to the advertising company but he did not receive a return phone call. >>> you decide 2012 airs every weekday right here on fox 5. we are focusing on both local and national candidates and the issues during the final days of the election season. >>> redskins looking to get back to winning. get the season back on track. we'll talk to the players about getting ready for north carolina and their plans for halloween. >>> better late than ever. finally getting back to business after that super sto
, be assured that every law enforcement technique is being utilized to arrest stewart ii. this man is a serious danger and threat to society and has already attempted to murder two law enforcement officers and families and citizens. >> stewart was last seen in a red hyundai accent with license plate wxaa249. >>> a virginia man is under arrest accused of posing as a teenager online to solicit sexual activities to middle school kids. police say that 43-year-old robert rennie created a fake facebook profile posing as a lungsford middle school student. he used the name kyle kurtz as his alias and believe there mean more possible victims. if you believe your child was contacted by the guy, call the loudoun county sheriff's department. >>> over in virginia, police are asking you to keep your kids safe for halloween, trick or treating and they're helping out, too, with operation porch lights out. tonight, officers will be monitoring sex offenders across the state. offenders are requat home with not answer the door for children or they must attend a secure meeting during trick-or- treat hours. >>> and
. the case looks at the constitutionality of federal wiretapping laws. tuesday, october 30th at 11:00 a.m., the national press club hosts democratic campaign chairman congressman steve israel of new york and republican policy chairman congressman tom christ of georgia. they will speak about the status of the upcoming congressional elections. wednesday, october 31st at 10:00 a.m., the ceo of nastc speaks at the birthing in stewings on why the markets are still on the sidelines in this recovery and how a stable federal budget could change that. a new month starts thursday, november 1st, and at 4:00 p.m. at the library of congress, they will host a lecture by historian john witty, jr. on the spread of muslim law and what place faith-based laws have in western democracy. friday, on friday, november 2nd at 7:30 p.m., celebrating its 50th anniversary, the uso is handling its annual gala at the washington hilton, honoring the men and women of the u.s. military. jordan sparks will perform and fox 5's allison seymour will serve as emcee. that's your capital rundown for your week of october 29th,
county law enforcement officers and federal authorities have been looking for stewart since tuesday. stewart was wanted in connection wit the pipe bomb incident at the -- with the pipe bone incident at the home of an ex-girl -- bombing incident at the moment of an ex- girl friend and bombing of a sheriff's deputy's home. the headline on one entry was called a corrupt system, i will not be a victim and he had a list of people who he'd had run- ins with before. sheriff charles jett said it was clear stewart had planned more attacks. >> it is absolutely great news that this man is in custody. there was a great deal of uneasiness in our law enforcement community as we also know that this individual had in certain forums made statements about other people involved in this case. >> stewart was pulled over for speeding in montana. officers found out he was wanted in virginia. he tried to get away by throwing at least four more pipe bombs at officers. he abandoned his vehicle and was taken into custody after a brief foot chase. laurence stewart will be extradited back to virginia to face ch
's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. . >>> new this morning, clean-up is now under way in new york after this massive fire in queens yesterday. that fire destroyed at least 80 homes in the breezy point section. city's rockwith a peninsula. sandy certainly did not make it easier for the 200 firefighters called to the scene. crews out for chest-high water and had to use boats to rescue 20 people trapped inside. it looks like a war zone there. >>> with less than a week until election day, governor mitt romney returns to the campaign trail with stops in florida today. >> yesterday, he campaigned in ohio and collected relief supplies no hurricane victims. he picked up the endorsement of former chrysler ceo lee iaccoca. >>> president obama said the storm is not over as he toured the northwest yesterday. he is going to get a look at the damage with nog governor chris christie. >>> our maryland senate debate that was originally scheduled for 9:00 this morning has been canceled. >>> -- with new jersey go
. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. >>> welcome back. right now, we are taking a live look here in ocean city, maryland where you can see the -- well being look at the waves. they are starting to kick up right now. tropical storm-force winds is what tucker is telling us right now. things are expected to deteriorate throughout the rest of the morning hours. you heard lauren mention earlier, lauren demarco is live out there for us, keeping an eye on things, she was talking about how they had mandatory evacuations but there were still people who did decide to stay behind. unfortunately, we were hearing from police at some point, they're going to evacuate -- or take the emergency responders off the roadways. so anyone that does decide to stay out there, you're kind of on your own at that point. 50-mile per hour winds sustained is what police say at that point that they would pull their emergency responders off the roads. so at that point, they would not be ab
-- treating everyone equal under the law. and who could be against that? >>> fairfax county police are still searching for the serial groper. they say he struck again. the latest incident occurred at springfield in the 7200 block of commerce street. a man grabbed a woman from behind at a bus stop. she screamed. he took off. police released this sketch. if you recognize him, call police. >>> disturbing video on youtube shows a fight last week at centreville high in fairfax county. the washington examiner reports the mother of one of these girls said her daughter has been bullied at school for weeks and warned school officials before the fight broke out. wendy settle said she's glad her daughter defended herself even though she was suspended three days for fighting. >>> the district has a new plan to deal with speeding drivers. shawn yancy has tonight's fox 5 top five. >> up first tonight, brian, apple releases the brand-new ipad mini. no. 5. the gadget hit stores today in south korea and hong kong. analysts prick the smaller ipad will sell 1.5 million units this weekend. the mini starts at $3
... generating hundreds of millions for schools. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. >>> welcome back. winds and rain still hanging on with us just a little bit but a lot better than what we were tealing with this time yesterday. >> it will gradually get better. not sure we're out of the woods yet. we'll still be tealing with some flooding issues. we'll still have winds gusting up to 50 miles per hour. things will gradually get better later this afternoon. i think by tomorrow, we'll be able to call it quits on what is left with sandy. >> into tomorrow. i thought we were going to wrap this thing up by 5:00 this afternoon. >> i was hoping the same thing. >> everybody else is hoping too. >> not sure sandy is going to hear the quitting time whistle. we'll see what we can do. let's get right to the radar. i'll show you the rain that continues to fall across the area. we are getting issues with flooding on roadways and the river will have some issues over the ne
would sign a law to ban all abortions but he said that is not political sociable or desirable. >> you can pull anything you want. >>> one of the most dramatic ads is pro obama ad building the stage. let's take a look. >> out of the blue one day we were told to build a 30 foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30 foot stage not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired. >> we have actually tried to find how that story actually played out. tell me what you know about this ad. >> this is a very kind of important and infamous episode in bane capital where the company bought ampad which is a paper company and shut down a plant in indiana and as part of that, at one point they fired all of the employees and invited them they could apply to work there at lower wages. and i think this is the plant that we're talking about. now, i looked long and hard and mitt romney's campaign has not responded or commented on the specifi
responsibility and for cooperating with law enforcement. >>> coming up, targeting generation y. people under 30 make up a little less than half the population. so what should candidates be doing to encourage them to head out to the polls tuesday? i'm sitting down with young political leaders for their opinions. >> from young voters to a woman who is voting for the first time in her 99 years. find out what inspired her next. my goodness. 9:09now.      >>> a 99-year-old woman in florida who has lived through two dozen presidential elections is voting for the first time in her life. rosie lewis was inspired to vote after president obama won four years ago and says she promised herself if she lived to see another election, she would vote. she requested a ballot by mail yesterday. a family friend helped her fill it out and turn it in. >>> thank you very much. in 2008, young voters were a driving force in barack obama's victory. today, 40% of the u.s. population is now 30 years old and under. for each presidential candidate, it's the largest demographic up for grabs. the bigger qu
to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. >>> keeping an eye on the usual suspects, want to take it down now to old town alexandria. karen gray houston is there keeping an eye on things for us. >> reporter: you know where i'm standing in the middle of king street in old town alexandria. normally when there's big flooding down here, it could be as high as my knee or higher. we've seen that before, high enough so that people could ride boats down the street. well, tonight it hasn't happened. i don't know what that means about sandy, the frankenstorm and how it's affecting alexandria, but it's just not making the mark that some other hurricanes have in this area. back behind me just about a block back there is the potomac river. it's relatively quiet tonight and undisturbed. we had video we shot earlier that shows the marina right next to this area and the boats were relatively calm. they weren't really rocking that much in the wind and the water was just peaceful and quiet and unlike wha
has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes. do you churn your own butter what? too? this is going to give you a head start on your dinner. that seems easier sure does who are you? [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. five delicious cooking sauces you combine with fresh ingredients to make amazing home-cooked meals. ♪ ambiance [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. your head-start to home cooked. >>> a little head up for commuters this morning. amtrak canceled all service in the northeast for a second straight day due to sandy. this includes the region between boston and raleigh, north carolina and between the east coast and chicago, new orleans and florida. no decision has been made on when that service will be resumed. >>> well, the damage from sandy is still being assessed. g we are getting a number of reports of trees down on homes, and fox 5's holly morris is in annanda
with two law enforcement officers. the explosion set off today caused significant damage. >> detectives did find the remnants of an incendiary device inside the residence and we did call in a bomb detection dog from the virginia state police to assist us in clearing the rest of the house to make sure there weren't any other devices. >> despite all the damage to the houses no one was hurt. police have not yet released the man's name. federal, state and local authorities are looking for him. >>> a health alert as the death toll climbs in the meningitis outbreak. there are now 28 dead from the fungal strain believed to be caused by steroid injections for back pain. the number of cases is now up to 363 in 19 states, 20 in maryland with one dead. 44 in virginia with two dead. still no cases in the district. this type of meningitis is not contagious. it can only come from the medication used in those injections. >>> the presidential election exactly one week away. how will sandy's aftermath affect the race? >> also ahead tonight millions of gallons of raw sewage spilled into a local river during
. >> the fines are only $40 in the state of maryland, but yet people are complying with the law. people are slowing down and the number of violations has decreased in that state. >> no one denies d.c. coffers are overflowing with money from speed camera tickets. so the mayor said he would put that money to work. >> the additional money generated by speeding fines will be used to hire 100 new police officers. >> council member tommy wells supports the idea of more officers on the street, but says the mayor's plan still uses camera fines to fatten up the budget. >> when we balance the budget, it should be done with taxes and we vote on it. we shouldn't be using fines across the city to balance the city's budget. >> 1 thing to point out under the mayor's plan, anything 10 miles or under over the speed limit will get you a $50 ticket. the thing is those speed light cameras throughout the city chief lanier said, they don't send out speeding tickets for 0 to 11 miles over the speed limit. so basically an officer is going to have to write you a ticket under that plan. also the mayor talked abo
people are complying with the law. people are slowindown, and the number of violations has decreased in that state. >> reporter: no one denies d.c. coiffures are overflowing with money from speed camera tickets. the mayor said that he put that money to work. >> the additional revenue generated by speeding fines will be used to hire 100 new police officers. >> reporter: council member tommy wells supports the idea of more officers on the street. he said the mayor's plan still uses camera fines to fat know up the budget. >> when we balance the budget, it should be done with taxes and we should not use fines across the city to balance the budget. >> one thing to point out under the mayor's plan for speed limits over 10 miles an hour, well, that will be dropped to $50. the thing is when it comes to speed cameras throughout the city, chief lanier said that her department does not send out tickets for basically zero to 10 miles over the speed limit. a police officer would have to write that ticket also, under the mayor's plan, a complete review of all of the speed limits. some could be red
:19 on this friday morning. breaking the law, but not the bank. why speed fines in the district could get a little cheaper. stay with us. announcer: the washingngton post on roscoe bartlett: "a champion of the tea party...an ideologue who is part of the problem in congress." bartlett calls medicare unconstitutional. and even wants to completely abolish student loans for college. no wonder bill clinton and the washington post both endorse john delaney for his deep understanding of job creation. he'll be "an unusually effective congressman." delaney: it's not about politics. it's about doing what's right to help the middle class. i'm john delaney, and i approve this message. colin powell: yes. when he took over we were in onone of the... worst recessions we had seen in recent times... close to a depression. and i saw, over the next several years, stabilization... come back in the financial community. housing is starting to pick up. the president saved the auto industry. and the actions he's taken with respect to... protecting us from terrorism have been very, very solid. and so, i think we ought to
hundreds of millions for schools. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. >>> welcome back it's 7:30, we are back with a live look at hurricane sandy's path as you can see, massive storm is slowly swallowing up a good portion of the east coast. not sure if i like putting it that way. >> swallowing up? no thank you. >> moving on shore. >> the center is expected to make land fall north of delaware. that's where we are live this morning. doug, what are the conditions right now? >> reporter: good morning, well you have the whole board walk here to yourself, that's just about the case here, it seems bad, especially when you look at the beach here. this huge wave coming in, check the buoy data offshore, wave heights of about 23 feet or so. wind speeds 40 to 50 miles an hour. those kinds of winds, they are certainly on their way. this is one of those storms where it may not matter where the eye comes across because it's so massive people are going to b
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